1957 | Ray Starkey Becomes Post 1 Chaplain
Ray is our longest serving member and our current chaplain.
Ray joined Post 1 in 1951, serving in all levels for the Post; Junior and Senior Vice Commander, Commander (’79-’80) and Chaplain from ’57-’58 and ’88 to present. Ray knew a couple of the founders of the VFW. In 1957, one of the founders, William Watson, swore Ray in as the Post Chaplain.